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How Atari paved the way for Fortnite — and changed the world

Game on! As the pandemic raged in 2020, a revolution played out in the entertainment world. In that year, video game revenue grew 20% to a whopping $179.7 billion — pulling in more money than global movies and North American sports industries combined. Sure, it was helped by the fact that we were collectively confined …

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Nukeduck on XL’s bootcamp: “We played a lot of T1 and RNG, TES, EDG… we played all the best teams.”

Source: Michal Konkol/Riot Games Excel Esports came out swinging in the opening weekend of the 2022 LEC Summer Split. The team, who bowed out in sixth place in the Spring Split, demolished Misfits on the first day and toppled Fnatic in a nailbiter game on day 2. While Excel bit the dust on the third …

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T1 Keria: “The quality of our gameplay is very low. I hate it. We’ll need to play smarter.”

On June 19, T1 defeated kt Rolster 2-1 in match 1, day 5 of the 2022 LCK Summer split. After losing game 1 to KT, both of T1’s victories were comeback victories, as both games remained neck to neck until the very end. After the match, Inven met with the support player for T1, Ryu …

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T1 Faker: “It’s even possible for Mid Master Yi to make his return.”

The second match on day three of the 2022 LCK Summer split saw the Spring split champions T1 face off against Nongshim RedForce (NS). With a set score of 2-0, T1 also marked their first victory of the split. Although the series looked like it would go to game three, T1 managed to outscale NS …

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A High-Powered Legal Fight Is Brewing Over Deshaun Watson’s Impending Suspension

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is expected to face discipline in the coming weeks over the dozens of sexual misconduct claims against him that have surfaced over the past year-plus. His union is arming itself to wage a high-powered, gloves-off battle on his behalf. The NFL Players Association is preparing to vigorously defend Watson against …

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Mario Strikers Battle League Reviews Say It’s Solid But Thin

Screenshot: Nintendo For the first time in more than a decade, Mario returns to the pitch. Mario Strikers: Battle League, a revival of Nintendo’s long-dormant soccer series, hits the Nintendo Switch on Friday. Nintendo did not provide Kotaku with an early copy of the game for reviews. We’re experiencing it, and its press cycle, alongside …

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Saudi Arabia’s Red Wave 5 joint naval drill wraps up

MAKKAH: A new documentary is highlighting the success stories of Saudi women, who talk about their opportunity, leadership, and ambitions under the King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “Ala Hadden Sawa,” from the Media Ministry, features women from major Saudi cities and rural areas. In it, they share the details of their journey …

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